J Martin set the pace with successful concerts in Sweden, Denmark and Norway making him the only current popular artist among the Nigerian Urban high life and Afropop that has been able to connect and entertain his fans in Scandinavia. He performed in Stockholm on 29th March then proceeded to Copenhagen in partnership with Shelby production and performed at Café le Rouge on 4th April and ended the tour in Norway on 6th April.
Although music export from Africa is gaining prominence with the increased quality video production across the world, most of these artists are very popular in their respective home countries in Africa but very few of them have actually performed in Scandinavia. Among great artists that have connected with their fans in the Northern Europe in many cities with huge success are Angelique Kidjo (Benin), Tamikrest (Mali), Seun Kuti (Nigeria), Jose Chameleon (Uganda) just to mention a few.
Here are some of the highlights of the concert through the Skandik Afrik lens: